An art model poses for any visual artist as part of the creative process , providing a visual reference for the human figure in a work of art. However, more than being simply the subject of art, models are often thought of as muses , a source of inspiration without whom the art would not exist. Art models are often paid professionals with skill and experience but are rarely employed full-time, and artists may also rely on friends and family to pose. Paid art models are usually anonymous and unacknowledged subjects of the work. Models are most frequently employed for art classes or by informal groups of artists that gather to share the expense of a model. Models are also employed privately by professional artists.
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The following pages provide thousands of examples of life model poses presented by several models representing a wide range of body types. Click the photo to access the type of poses you want to view. For even more pose ideas, see the listings provided at pose ideas for life models. All these web sites provide fine art instructional resources for figurative artists. To access these offerings, click here:. Anyone can be an artist model if you can find work. See the Frequently Asked Questions page , the detailed instructions on how to find work as a life model , and the instructions on how to serve as an artist model. First of all you need to be extremely comfortable with your body, you should not be shy to be nude or showing your body in front of the camera.
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The artists or students keep all the work. They can do with it what they want keep it, sell, or give it away. If you become a model you are there to serve as the basis or inspiration for any of the artists renderings. It is their interpretation of you they are creating so they get to keep it, regardless of the type of work as long as they created it. I have modeled for various types of art classes from drawing , to painting to sculpture, and even computer rendering. And the students get to keep all the work they created. Regardless if the even if the work realistic or not, and even if you ar
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